Estrogen is used in contraception, post menopausal osteoporosis (porous bones), hormone replacement therapy (hrt) and prostate cancer.
How it works
Estrogen is the primary female sex hormone that, as a part of the hormone replacement therapy, works by maintaining the estrogen levels in the body, thereby relieving the symptoms occurring after menopause.
Common side effects
Nausea, Altered menstrual cycle, Blood clot in the blood vessels, Breast discomfort, Cholestatic jaundice, Dizziness, Fluid retention, Headache, Increased blood pressure, Vomiting